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Maggie's Man Audiobook

Maggie's Man: Family Secrets, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for. . . .

When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer is called for jury duty, she never expects to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago, and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars.

Soon Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom - because he just might be the kind of man she can love.

©1997 Lisa Baumgartner (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"Lisa Gardner's work has the chills and thrills to excite, and the heart to draw you in." (Sandra Brown)

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    Marnie troy, va, United States 09-12-13
    Marnie troy, va, United States 09-12-13
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    "I Love Lisa Gardner but I Hate This Book"
    What disappointed you about Maggie's Man?

    I don't know if it was the narrator's horrible voices and over enunciation of everything or if it was the book itself. I struggled through 3/4 of it and finally had enough and stopped listening.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Lisa Gardner again?

    Absolutely


    What didn’t you like about Kate Rudd’s performance?

    The perkiness for the female character was just plain annoying and completely unbelievable and the main male character she kept switching back and forth from a russian mob accent to no accent at all. She was simply way off the mark for this type of work. I will not buy another audible book if she is the reader.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    total disappointment


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kathy Bluffdale, UT, United States 09-10-13
    Kathy Bluffdale, UT, United States 09-10-13 Member Since 2011
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    ""As usual Lisa Gardner never let's me down""
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This book has a a lot of humor and is well written, I love Lisa Gardner book's she is a fantastic writter, please hurray and right more a fan patiently waiting!!!!


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kristie Clarksville, TN, United States 08-13-13
    Kristie Clarksville, TN, United States 08-13-13 Member Since 2007
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    "Lisa Gardner couldn't have penned this!"
    Would you try another book from Lisa Gardner and/or Kate Rudd?

    I would give a book written solely by Lisa Gardner another chance. However, the characters in this book were so very disappointing that I would not waste my credits or money on another Lisa Gardner collaboration.


    Has Maggie's Man turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No.


    Have you listened to any of Kate Rudd’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


    What character would you cut from Maggie's Man?

    None, I would simply make them have more common sense. From the description I just knew I would love the heroine with her sweet innocence and the hero, a compassionate "bad boy." I was wrong. The heroine was silly, just silly. The hero was disappointingly spineless. Every time the heroine made an incredibly silly demand, request, plea, whatever, his reaction was almost, "what's a person to do?" For example, she had just promised to do what he asked, be cooperative, in exchange for him stopping to help a stranded couple, when she broke her promise. He said, "stay in the car," she immediately gets out of the car. Instead of reminding her, "hey, what happened to 'I'll be cooperative?" he basically mentally shook his head. Her actions lead to all kinds of bad repercussions. At this point, I had read enough of her silly, self-centered, I'll do whatever I want regardless of the impact on anyone else. I just wasn't interested in even finding out how our hero resolved the myriad of issues he was facing. Again, these characters were such a departure from what I have come to love in Lisa's books.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Intellectual Reader 04-26-16
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    "Good storyline, Poor Performance"

    I could not finish the book. The narrator's voice is so annoying! The fake accent, shifts in tone, inconsistent voice depictions of the characters is distracting. I cannot tell whether i liked the story.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    GinsSciFi 12-17-15
    GinsSciFi 12-17-15
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    "OK, for Maggie's Man"

    loved the beginning. made me laugh. But then became bored. It made me think it was a romance book. not what I expected .

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    Lees 04-25-15
    Lees 04-25-15 Member Since 2006
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    "Lame story and not an effective reader"

    Story was very corny. I found the heroine to be very annoying. Reader sounded like she was reading throughout the dialogue especially. Very distracting.

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    Karen Hall Dryden, ON Canada 02-24-15
    Karen Hall Dryden, ON Canada 02-24-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great easy listening love story"

    Lisa Gardner is a favourite of mine and Kate Rudd is my favourite narrator. An easy listening love story. Thanks

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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